Lifeline… Review: Emergency Contact

Like so many in today’s workaday world, I find myself absorbed in my phone on this morning’s commute to work. Keeping up with the latest videogame news, half-reading the status updates of my friends on Facebook — oh! Taylor is messaging me. He’s wondering whether or not he should spend the night sleeping next to…

Limbo Review

I have played through Limbo about five times, in its previous releases across Xbox 360, PC, and Mac. I happen to think that it is an excellent game. But as with any mobile port, there is no guarantee that such excellence will be translated well to smaller screens and touch controls. Platformers in particular can…

Help Me Jack: Atomic Adventure Review

Shh, shh, you hear that? That is the sound of a post-apocalyptic boom, or rather, the shock waves of one whose echoes are still ricocheting through pop culture. Take even the most cursory of glances at an app store, and you’ll see vampires, werewolves, and zombies are storming across our creative landscapes, while alien invaders,…

Game of Thrones Episode 2: The Lost Lords Review

“The night is dark and full of terrors…” After the difficult and stressful events of Iron from Ice (episode 1 of Telltale’s Game of Thrones adaptation) Game of Thrones Episode 2: The Lost Lords feels like everything is steadily slotting into place, the game’s multi-stranded storyline beginning to knit together. Admittedly The Lost Lords has…

Draw a Stickman: Epic Review

Draw a Stickman: Epic is a sequel to the series of stickman games from Hitcents, including Draw a Stickman and Draw a Stickman Episode 2. This Android game follows the same gameplay mechanic where you have to create your own stickman by drawing it out and lead it through a whimsical world. You start the game by…